Indexation of benefits schedule

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INDEXED BY

FROM
1/7/2014

FROM
1/7/2015

FROM
1/7/2016

FROM $ $ $
MEDICAL EXCESS:  AWE 623  623 629
     
LOSS OF EARNINGS:     
Maximum Weekly AWE 1,250  1,250 1,260
Minimum Weekly (or 100% of pre-accident weekly earnings) AWE 612 612 618
Dependants - first AWE 173 173 175
Dependants - other AWE 55 55 56
     
LOSS OF EARNING CAPACITY:     
Maximum Weekly AWE 1,060  1,060 1,070
Minimum Weekly (or 100% of pre-accident earning capacity) AWE 569 569 574
Dependants - first AWE 160 160 162
Dependants - other AWE 54 54 55
Supported Employment Program - Unaffected Earnings CPI 155 157 160
     
SAFETY NET INCOME BENEFIT (Weekly): AWE 1,250  1,250 1,260
     
FATAL DEPENDENCY:     
Maximum Weekly AWE 1,250  1,250 1,260
Minimum Weekly (or 100% of the deceased's earning capacity) AWE 612 612 618
Dependants - first AWE 173 173 175
Dependants - other AWE 55 55 56
Lump Sum CPI 172,770 175,240 178,540
Education Allowance CPI 2,760 2,800 2,850
Family Counselling Allowance CPI 15,410 15,630 15,920
Funeral Expenses *  CPI 14,520  14,730 15,010
     
FAMILY MEMBER VISITING EXPENSES:     
Maximum Allowance per Claim CPI 10,270  10,420 10,620
     
CAPPED AMOUNT FOR DAILY LIVING EXPENSES (applies to TAC clients residing in Shared Supported Accommodation facilities or Supported Residential Services) AWE^  33.80 33.80 34.50
     
OTHER NO-FAULT BENEFITS:     
Travel to Work Allowance CPI 1,330  1,350 1,380
Post Hospital Support Allowance AWE 4,870 4,870 4,920
     
MAXIMUM NO-FAULT: CPI 166,120  168,500 171,670
     
COMMON LAW:     
Threshold CPI 51,070  51,800 52,770
Maximum Pecuniary Loss CPI  1,149,780 1,166,240 1,188,180
Maximum Pain/Suffering CPI 510,990 518,300 528,050
Maximum Wrongs Act CPI 836,950 848,930 864,900
     
CPI INDEX   2.7451%  1.4313% 1.8815%
AWE INDEX   3.9562%  0.0000% 0.8927%#
     

*  Applicable for accidents on or after 20/11/2013

^ Annual Indexation introduced November 2013

# AWE Indexation for 2016/17 allows for the reduction in the index for 2015/16 which was not passed on

Related information:

The Impairment payments for accidents on or after December 2004

The Impairment payments for accidents before 16 December 2004